What is naked raku?
It’s a decorative technique which leaves the surface of the finished pot uncovered, naked. Although glaze is involved, during the process it falls away, leaving its mark.
Naked Raku is a long process – once the pot has been thrown on the wheel and turned to refine the form and create the foot-ring, there are still 11 stages to go. Find out what they are by clicking on the arrows below.